If you come across a problem that you want to convert an image PDF to XLS format file and this image PDF is a Spanish PDF document, you may think about that which kind of application can do this kind of work. There are two points that you need to think over: 1. Convert PDF to Excel. 2. Able to recognize characters in image PDF document (OCR can do this well).
So you can search for such kind of application on Google by using keywords PDF to Excel (XLS is one format of MS Office Excel file) and OCR. Then an application of VeryPDF will leap to your eyes with the name of PDF to Excel OCR Converter. This application can be used to convert common or image PDF to XLS or XLSX format file. It supports six kinds of languages in image PDF document: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. To download or purchase the application, please access its homepage.
After you install PDF to Excel OCR Converter by double clicking its setup file and following the installation wizard and opening the application by double clicking the application icon or clicking “Start”—“All Programs”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0”—“VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter v2.0”, you can do as follows to fulfill the conversion from image PDF to XLS and extract characters from the Spanish PDF document. Please see the opened user interface of the application in Figure 1.
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- Add PDF file into PDF to Excel OCR Converter. You can right click the file list to click “Add files” option in dropdown list or click “Add PDF File (s)” button to open file picker window which enables you to search image PDF to be converted and add it into the application. Dragging the file you need and dropping it in the file list can also carry your point.
- Set parameters for the target file. In top right dropdown list, you need to choose the sixth option: OCR PDF file (Language: Spanish). In “Output Options” group box, just choose one output layout from the three selectable options. In “Output Options” group box, please check the option “MS Excel 97-2003 format (XLS)”. In “Page Range” group box, you can set the page range of the image PDF as all pages or several pages and then convert them to XLS file.
- Run the conversion. Please click “Convert” button to open “Save as” dialog box which is shown in Figure 2. You need to select an output location for the target file in “Save in” dropdown list and input the name for the target file in “File name” edit box. Then click “Save” button to run the conversion from image PDF to XLS.
All operations have been shown done and if you want to know more introduction about VeryPDF PDF to Excel OCR Converter such as the functions, features, etc., the homepage will give you all information.